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Ailes, Stephen

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Born: 1912 AD
Died: 2001 AD, at 89 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Administrators

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1912 - Ailes was born in Romney, West Virginia on May 25, 1912.

 

1929 - Attended and graduated from Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Virginia.

 

1933 - Attended and graduated from Princeton University.

 

1936 - Received his degree in law from West Virginia University and was admitted to the West Virginia Bar.

 

1937-1940 - Became Assistant Professor of Law in West Virginia University and married Helen Wales.

 

1940-1942 - Practiced his profession at Martinsburg.

 

1942-1946 - Became a member of the legal staff of the Office of Price Administration for two years.

 

1947 - Became a counsel to the American Economic Mission to Greece.

 

1948-1949 - Preceded the Truman Doctrine aid to Greece and Turkey. Returned to private law practice with the Washington firm of Steptoe & Johnson.

 

1951 - Became legal consultant to the director of the Office of Price Stabilization.

 

1961-1964 - Became Under Secretary of the Army from February 9, 1961 to January 28, 1964.

 

1964-1965 - Became Secretary of the Army from January 28, 1964 to July 1, 1965.

 

1966-1970 - Returned to legal practice and became director of the Panama Canal Company.

 

1971-1977 - Became President of the Association of American Railroads and resumed his career as a lawyer.

 

1985 - Ailes retired from the Steptoe and Johnson Law Firm.

 

2001 - Died in Bethesda, Maryland on June 30, 2001.


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